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Lawyer Who Represented Bin Laden Kin Is Sentenced in Tax Case

published about 12 hours ago
Lawyer Who Represented Bin Laden Kin Is Sentenced in Tax Case
Stanley L. Cohen, who defended a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden against terrorism charges, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday for impeding the Internal Revenue Service.

Europe Takes Stronger Measures, Albeit Symbolic, to Condemn Israeli Policies

published about 15 hours ago
Europe Takes Stronger Measures, Albeit Symbolic, to Condemn Israeli Policies
After years of growing frustration, European politicians are embracing symbolic steps to support a Palestinian state.

G.O.P.-Led Benghazi Panel Bolsters Administration

published about 18 hours ago
The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations about the handling of the 2012 attacks on American outposts.

In Iran Talks, U.S. Seeks to Prevent a Covert Weapon

published about 18 hours ago
In Iran Talks, U.S. Seeks to Prevent a Covert Weapon
Unstated during negotiations is the fear of a “sneakout,” the risk of a bomb being produced at an undetected facility, or built from fuel and components obtained from one of Iran’s few trading partners.

Republican-Led Benghazi Inquiry Largely Backs Administration

published about 19 hours ago
The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations about the handling of the 2012 attacks on American outposts.